Shoaib Akhtar hailed India’s combating spirit within the ongoing Take a look at sequence vs Australia.© Twitter
Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar hailed Staff India’s combating spirit within the ongoing Take a look at sequence towards Australia. India, regardless of dropping most of their first-choice gamers on account of accidents, are nonetheless alive within the sequence and combating it out to retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy. India fielded an inexperienced bowling assault, handing debuts to Washington Sundar and T Natarajan within the ongoing fourth Test match in Brisbane. Shoaib Akhtar, in a video posted on his YouTube channel, was impressed with India combating a full-strength Australian staff in their very own yard, enjoying with “youngsters”.
“That is the fantastic thing about India that regardless of dropping so many gamers, they’re enjoying with these youngsters (Sundar, Natarajan, Shardul Thakur) who might need by no means dreamt of enjoying Take a look at cricket in Australia in such a state of affairs,” the previous Pakistan pacer stated.
Shoaib Akhtar additional added that it could be the largest win in Indian cricket’s historical past in the event that they handle to edge previous Australia, with what he reckons is the customer’s B staff.
“With Jasprit Bumrah out, batsmen out and principally many of the staff dominated out of ultimate Take a look at, the way in which this younger has proven battle and stopped the onslaught from a full-strength Australian assault is commendable,” he added.
“Very inexperienced aspect towards hell of fireside (Australian staff) however India is ensuring to battle out this onslaught from the hosts. Impressed with the character of this staff.”
India additionally missed the companies of their common skipper Virat Kohli, as he flew again to India after the primary Take a look at.
India want both a win or a draw within the Gabba Take a look at to retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy.
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